NOAA offical forced to admit that 75% of oil still in Gulf — But only while testifying before congress (VIDEO)


Still, PBS reported last night, "Jane Lubchenco, the head of NOAA, said at a press conference in Louisiana this afternoon that, for now, she stands by the government's estimate: We believe those numbers remain to be the best numbers that are out there."

Gulf Oil Spill and Seafood Safety Government Panel, House Committee Energy & Commerce, Energy and Environment, August 19, 2010:

Edward Markey (D-MA), Subcommittee Chairman.

Bill Lehr, Senior Scientist National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin., Response and Restoration.

3 comments to NOAA offical forced to admit that 75% of oil still in Gulf — But only while testifying before congress (VIDEO)

  • ron

    jesus henry christ, can ANYONE just answer the f*cking question, straight-forwardly? answer: NO

  • ducq

    Is it still escaping? Yes or No? And don't bore us with the condition of wells that are not the culprit.

  • TSGordon

    Grand circumlocution was just as popular in Congress a hundred years ago, according to Mark Twain.

    And, speaking of a good 'yarn,' did you hear the one about the EPA Official who claimed that his agency is ACTIVELY able to monitor, and enforce, ALL of the fishing activities throughout the Gulf?

    "Safe to Eat?"

    We're right back to 9/11 when they said the air was safe to breathe. Next, they will say 'fracting waste water' is non-toxic.

    At this rate, we should 'give' America to the European Royals, and later come back for an all-out surprise attack.

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